Samaritan Health Services RN in Corvallis, Oregon

Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center * GSR Mental Health

Corvallis, OR

Nursing/ Patient Care

Per Diem, Varies,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • The Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for utilizing the nursing process to provide safe, age-appropriate, direct and indirect patient care, while practicing within the scope of practice of the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

  • Assess, evaluate, and intervene in the bio-psychosocial aspects of late adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their significant others, who are in an acute phase of mental or emotional disturbance.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • The Mental Health teams at Samaritan Health Services provide a full range of professional mental health services through a team of highly skilled psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners and licensed clinical social workers.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license required.

  • Healthcare Provider Level BLS required. Other certifications may be required for department specific positions.

  • Minimum of one year recent experience in an acute care setting preferred.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Computer Literacy - Knowledge of electronic equipment, computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. Ability to operate applications, write software, set up functions, enter data, and manipulate and process information.

  • Critical thinking - Ability to analyze, organize, prioritize and make effective critical decisions.

  • Problem Solving - Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Possess skills to make appropriate, independent decisions or seek help appropriately. Ability to initiate proper action and accept responsibility for such actions. Demonstrates professional accountability.

  • Patient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice. Ability to assess, evaluate and reassess, using the nursing process; the ongoing needs of the patient, patient's family and organize resources to meet those needs. Knowledge of role for Code 99.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)

Continually (67 – 100% of the time)

WALK - INCLINE

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 – 60 Lbs

CARRY 2-handed, 40 - 60 pounds

SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

KNEEL (on knees)

PUSH (40 - 60 pounds force)

PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)

WALK – LEVEL SURFACE

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 – 20 Lbs

CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

SQUAT Repetitive

BEND FORWARD at waist

PUSH (0 - 20 pounds force)

PUSH (20 - 40 pounds force)

PULL (0 - 20 pounds force)

PULL (20 - 40 pounds force)

SIT

STAND

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Upward

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

Posted: 02/11/2019

Req #: 43685

Start Time: Varies

Weekend Required: Occasional

Overtime Rule: 12+40

End Time: Varies

Salary Range: $37.39 - $56.55